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Zygomatico-orbital foramen

zygomatico-orbital foramen

zygomatico-orbital foramen n.
The common opening on the orbital surface of the zygomatic bone, transmitting the zygomaticofacial and zygomaticotemporal nerves.


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  • Zygomaticofacial foramen

    zygomaticofacial foramen zygomaticofacial foramen zy·go·mat·i·co·fa·cial foramen (zī’gə-māt’ĭ-kō-fā’shəl) n. The opening on the lateral surface of the zygomatic bone, transmitting the zygomaticofacial nerve.

  • Zygomaticotemporal foramen

    zygomaticotemporal foramen zygomaticotemporal foramen zy·go·mat·i·co·tem·po·ral foramen (zī’gə-māt’ĭ-kō-těm’pər-əl, -těm’prəl) n. The opening on the temporal surface of the zygomatic bone of the canal for passage of the zygomaticotemporal nerve.

  • Zygomaticomaxillary suture

    zygomaticomaxillary suture zygomaticomaxillary suture zy·go·mat·i·co·max·il·lar·y suture (zī’gə-māt’ĭ-kō-māk’sə-lěr’ē) n. The articulation of the zygomatic bone with the zygomatic process of the maxilla.

  • Zygomaxillare

    zygomaxillare zygomaxillare zy·go·max·il·lar·e (zī’gə-māk’sə-lâr’ē) n. A craniometric point located externally at the lowest extent of the zygomaticomaxillary suture. Also called zygomaxillary point.

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